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Raymond Svider

Mr. Svider currently serves as Partner and Chairman of BC Partners and as Chairman of the Executive Committee of BC Partners. BC Partners is a leading international investment firm that specializes in the investment of assets under management in private equity. Since Mr. Svider joined BC Partners in 1992, he has led investments in various sectors, including consumer and retail, technology, media and telecom, healthcare, industrials, and business services. He currently holds the role of Non-Executive Chairman of PetSmart LLC and serves on the boards of Altice USA, Inc. (NYSE “ATUS”), GFL Environmental Inc. (NYSE “GFL”), Intelsat S.A. (OTC “INTEQ”), NAVEX Global, Inc., GardaWorld Corporation, Cyxtera Technologies, Inc., and Cyxtera Cybersecurity, Inc. (d/b/a Appgate) as well as the board of the holding company of Presidio Inc. Mr. Svider previously served as a director of Accudyne Industries LLC, Teneo Global, Office Depot, Inc., Multiplan, Inc., Unity Media Group, Neuf Cegetel, Polyconcept, Neopost, Nutreco, UTL, and Chantemur. Mr. Svider holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago, and Master of Science degrees in engineering from Ecole Polytechnique, France and Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications, France.

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Sumit Singh, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Director

Mr. Singh is the Chief Executive Officer of Chewy and serves on Chewy’s Board. He was named Chief Executive Officer in March 2018, following a seven-month stint in his role as Chief Operating Officer, and has served as a director since April 2019. In 2019, he led the company through its initial public offering. Mr. Singh was subsequently named to the 2020 ‘Bloomberg 50’, Bloomberg Businessweek’s annual list of innovators, entrepreneurs, and leaders who have changed the global business landscape over the past year, and to Comparably’s ‘‘Best CEOs 2020.’’ Prior to joining Chewy, Mr. Singh held senior leadership positions at Amazon, where from 2015 to 2017, he served as Worldwide Director of Amazon Inc.’s Consumables businesses (fresh and pantry) and, from 2013 to 2015, as General Manager for Amazon, Inc.’s North American merchant fulfillment and third-party businesses. Prior to Amazon, Inc., Mr. Singh served in senior management positions at Dell Technologies Inc. He has nearly 20 years of global leadership experience that spans e-commerce, technology, retail and logistics. He holds a Bachelor of Technology degree from Punjab Technical University and a Master’s in Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, where, in 2019, he was inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Alumni for outstanding achievement. He also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business.

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Fahim Ahmed

Mr. Ahmed currently serves as Partner at BC Partners. Before joining BC Partners in 2006, from 2004 to 2006 and from 2000 to 2002, Mr. Ahmed served as a consultant of the Boston Consulting Group. Mr. Ahmed currently serves on the boards of Cyxtera Technologies, Inc., Presidio Inc., Cyxtera Cybersecurity, Inc. (d/b/a Appgate), and PetSmart LLC. He previously served as a director of Suddenlink Communications, and was involved in investments in Office Depot, Inc., Intelsat S.A., Dometic Corporation, and Foxtons. Mr. Ahmed holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard University and a Master of Philosophy degree in economics from Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar.

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Michael Chang

Mr. Chang currently serves as Partner at BC Partners. Before joining BC Partners in 2009, from 1999 to 2009, Mr. Chang served as Principal of JLL Partners, LLC. Mr. Chang currently serves on the boards of Zest Dental Solutions, Women’s Care Enterprises, and PetSmart LLC. Mr. Chang holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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Kristine Dickson

Ms. Dickson has been Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. since January 2016. Previously, she served as Chief Administrative Officer from 2012 to 2015. From 2001 to 2012, Kristine served in roles of increasing responsibility at Willis Towers Watson, including Northeast Regional Financial Officer from 2008 to 2012, Director of Financial Planning & Analysis from 2006 to 2008, and Mergers & Acquisitions from 2001 to 2006. Prior to Willis Towers Watson, Ms. Dickson served in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Telecom Investment Banking groups at Citigroup. Ms. Dickson holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Systems Engineering from Stanford University.

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James Kim

Mr. Kim currently serves as Principal at BC Partners. Before joining BC Partners in 2016, from 2014 to 2016, Mr. Kim served as Investment Associate at Sageview Capital LP where he focused on growth equity investments in the technology space, and, from 2013 to 2014, he served in the mergers and acquisitions group at Citigroup Inc. Mr. Kim currently also serves on the board of the holding company of Presidio Inc. Mr. Kim holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in applied mathematics and economics from Yale University.

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David Leland

Mr. Leland currently serves as Managing Director and Head of Capital Markets at BC Partners. Since 2019, Mr. Leland has also served as Chief Executive Officer of BC Partners Securities LLC, a registered broker dealer in the United States. Before joining BC Partners in 2018, from 2000 to 2018, Mr. Leland served at Citigroup Inc., most recently as Managing Director in the Capital Markets Originations Group, with a focus on leveraged finance. Mr. Leland holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Finance from The George Washington University.

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James Nelson

Mr. Nelson currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Global Net Lease, Inc. (NYSE “GNL”), a publicly-traded real estate investment trust, a position he has held since July 2017, and has served, since March 2017, as a director of GNL. Mr. Nelson previously served as a member of GNL’s audit committee from March 2017 until July 2017. Mr. Nelson was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Eaglescliff Corporation, a specialty investment banking, consulting and wealth management company, from 1986 until 2009. From 1998 to 2003, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Orbit Aviation, Inc., a company engaged in the acquisition and completion of Boeing Business Jets for private and corporate clients, and from 1995 to 1999, Mr. Nelson was Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chairman of Orbitex Management, Inc., a financial services company in the mutual fund sector. Mr. Nelson currently serves on the board of directors of Xerox Holdings Corporation (NYSE “XRX”) and as an independent director and chairman of the audit committee for Roman DBDR Tech Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq “DBDR”), a special purpose acquisition company formed for the purpose of effecting a business combination with one or more businesses with a focus on companies in the technology, media and telecom industries. Mr. Nelson previously served on the board of directors for other publicly traded companies including Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (NYSE “HLF”) from 2014 to 2021, Caesars Entertainment Corporation (Nasdaq “CZR”) from 2019 to 2020, Icahn Enterprises G.P. Inc., the general partner of Icahn Enterprises L.P. (Nasdaq “IEP”) from 2001 to 2019, and New York REIT, Inc. (NYSE “NYRT” - no longer listed) from 2015 to 2017.

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Martin H. Nesbitt

Mr. Nesbitt currently serves as Co-Chief Executive Officer of The Vistria Group, LLC, a Chicago based investment firm focused on the education, healthcare and financial services industries. From 1996 to 2012, before co-founding Vistria, Mr. Nesbitt was co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of TPS Parking Management, LLC (known as the “Parking Spot”), an owner and operator of off-airport parking facilities. Prior to the Parking Spot, Mr. Nesbitt served as an officer of the Pritzker Realty Group, L.P. and as Investment Manager at LaSalle Partners. Mr. Nesbitt currently serves on the board of directors of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated (NYSE “JLL”), American Airlines Group Inc. (Nasdaq “AAL”), and CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE “CNP”), and from 2013 to 2018 he served on the board of directors of Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE “NSC”). Mr. Nesbitt currently serves as a trustee of Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art and is the former chairman of the board of the Chicago Housing Authority and a former board member of the Chicago 2016 Olympic Committee. Mr. Nesbitt holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago, and a Bachelor of Science degree and honorary doctorate from Albion College.

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Lisa Sibenac

Ms. Sibenac currently serves as Managing Director at BC Partners in Portfolio Operations. Before joining BC Partners in 2017, from 2012 to 2017, Ms. Sibenac served in management positions at Amazon, Inc., and, from 2003 to 2010, she served in technical and commercial leadership roles at Lockheed Martin Corporation. Ms. Sibenac holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Notre Dame and a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School.

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James A. Star

Mr. Star currently serves as Executive Chairman and Investment Committee Chair of Longview Asset Management LLC (‘‘Longview’’), a multi-strategy investment firm that invests on behalf of individuals, trusts and charitable foundations. From 2003 to 2019, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Longview. Since 1994, Mr. Star has also served as Vice President of Henry Crown and Company, a private family office affiliated with Longview. Mr. Star currently serves as a trustee of Equity Commonwealth, a publicly traded REIT (NYSE ‘‘EQC’’), where he chairs the Nominating and Governance Committee. He is a director of the Atreides Foundation Fund Ltd, V-Square Quantitative Management LLC, and the holding company of Teaching Strategies LLC. From 2016 to 2018, Mr. Star served as a director of Allison Transmissions Holdings Inc. (NYSE ‘‘ALSN’’) and, from 2014 to 2019, he was a director of the holding company of PetSmart LLC. He also serves, or has served, as a director or trustee of pension funds, registered mutual funds, private companies and a private trust company. Mr. Star holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard University, a Juris Doctor degree from Yale Law School, and a Master of Management degree from Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.